Early Childhood Products

  • Exploring the Contexts for Early Learning

    Challenging the school readiness agenda, 1st Edition

    By Rory McDowall Clark

    The concept of ‘readiness for school’ is attractive to policy-makers, but many academics, researchers and practitioners argue that an early start to formal learning may be misguided. This book introduces readers to an increasing body of evidence which demonstrates that young children need…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge
    TACTYC

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literacies

    Narratives of Hope, Power, and Vision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Children as Consumers

    The changing status of childhood and young adulthood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cyndy Hawkins

    Children are significant consumers of services such as health, welfare, educational institutions and the environment. Alongside this, the marketization of childhood means that children are exposed to advertising and marketing through a wide range of media on a daily basis. Examining key debates on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • Early Years Pioneers in Context

    Their lives, lasting influence and impact on practice today, 1st Edition

    By Pam Jarvis, Louise Swiniarski, Wendy Holland

    This accessible text provides an international study of critical educational leaders who established the foundation for Early Childhood Education across continents in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It places each pioneer within the time and culture in which they lived to help the reader…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30
    Routledge

  • Philosophy for Children

    Theories and praxis in teacher education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Babs Anderson

    Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a movement that teaches reasoning and argumentative skills to children of all ages. This book looks at the progress that P4C has made in the UK in addressing issues of literacy, critical thinking, PSHE, education for sustainable development and wider issues such as…

    Paperback – 2016-08-25
    Routledge

  • Family Engagement in the Digital Age

    Early Childhood Educators as Media Mentors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chip Donohue

    Family Engagement in the Digital Age: Early Childhood Educators as Media Mentors explores how technology can empower and engage parents, caregivers and families, and the emerging role of media mentors who guide young children and their families in the 21st century. This thought-provoking guide to…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18
    Routledge

  • iPads in the Early Years

    Developing literacy and creativity, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dezuanni, Karen Dooley, Sandra Gattenhof, Linda Knight

    Digital devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, are becoming commonplace in young children’s lives for play, entertainment, learning and communication. Recently, there has been a great deal of focus on the educational potential of these devices in both formal and informal educational…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Enhancing Learning through Play

    A developmental perspective for early years settings, 3rd Edition

    By Christine Macintyre

    Written to explain why children need to play and offering practical guidance on how to best support children’s development through play, this fully updated third edition includes a wealth of new information to reflect recent changes in the curriculum and early years qualifications. Featuring new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Exploring Poetry with Young Children

    Sharing and creating poems in the early years, 1st Edition

    By Ann Watts

    With the increased focus on children’s language in Early Years education, poetry can be a valuable tool in enhancing speaking, listening and communication. This book provides parents and practitioners with a guide on how and where to start with using poetry with children. Combined with practical…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research in Early Childhood Education

    Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, 1st Edition

    By Nancy File, Jennifer J. Mueller, Debora Basler Wisneski, Andrew J. Stremmel

    Understanding Research in Early Childhood Education: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods prepares readers to be informed consumers of early childhood research. Rather than following the traditional format of covering quantitative and qualitative methods separately, this innovative textbook offers…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01
    Routledge

  • Communicating with Children from Birth to Four Years

    1st Edition

    By Debbie Chalmers

    Developing Children’s Communication from Birth to Four Years is an encouraging guide for practitioners and students working with young children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, which will also appeal to parents and family carers. Providing a clear outline of children’s needs, responses and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05
    Routledge

  • Young Children in a Digital Age

    Supporting learning and development with technology in early years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine Kaye

    Young children are born into a digital world and it is not unusual to see preschool children intuitively swiping screens and confidently pressing buttons. There is much debate about the impact of the increased access to technology on young children’s health and wellbeing with claims that it damages…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

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